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Milwaukee Bucks at Boston Celtics Betting Pick for Nov 22, 2023

Two of the best teams in the Eastern Conference will square off on Wednesday in the National Basketball Association. The Milwaukee Bucks are at the Boston Celtics. These two teams, along with Philadelphia are favorites to win the Eastern Conference this season.

The Milwaukee Bucks have won five straight games, and are 10-4 on the season. That’s third in the Eastern Conference through the first month of the season. The Bucks are coming off an outing where they scored 142 on the road at Washington.

For the Boston Celtics, they are looking to bounce back from a road loss in overtime at Charlotte. The loss dropped the Celtics to 11-3 on the season. That’s still the best record in the Eastern Conference. 

The Boston Celtics are favorites in this game at -3.5. The total for the game is 233.5.

Celtics Among Elite of NBA

The Boston Celtics held the lead in Boston for much of the game, but saw Miles Bridges hit a three pointer with 6.6 seconds left to beat them. In the loss, Jayson Tatum scored a season high 45 points. Tatum is having another outstanding season as the leader of the Celtics. He comes into this game scoring 28.2 points per game, in nearly 37 minutes of play.

Jrue Holiday and Kristaps Porzingis are in their first seasons with the Celtics. Porzingis is scoring just shy of 20 points per game, while Holiday is at 12.8 points and 5.1 assists per game. The Celtics are scoring 117.2 points per game as a team, which ranks near the top of the league. Porzingis was the leader with 26 in the win over Memphis last week.

Boston will travel to Orlando on Friday, before heading home for a bunch of games. The Celtics are home from November 26th to December 17th with 7 games. They will start the home stand with the Hawks and Bulls.

Greek Freak and Company

Giannis Antetokounmpo continues to be impressive. The Greek Freak is scoring 30.2 points per game, and ripping down 10.2 rebounds per game. He has played in 13 of the 14 games this season, and is playing more than 32 minutes per game. Damian Lillard is second in scoring with nearly 25 per game in his first season with Milwaukee.

Bobby Portis has been impressive off the bench for Milwaukee. He is playing more than 23 minutes per game, and scoring 13.1 points per game. Khris Middleton has battled injuries, but seems to be coming onto his own as of late. In 11 starts, he is scoring 12 points per game.

Milwaukee will go home after this game and host the Wizards and Trail Blazers over the weekend. Following that, they will play back to back road games to end the month. The Bucks are in Miami and then Chicago.

Celtics Top Bucks on Wednesday

We like the Boston Celtics to win this game. Boston, back at home, following a loss. A loss in which they should not have had. The Celtics are going to play a little irritated in this game. They will head to Thanksgiving with a big win over the Bucks. Take the Boston Celtics -3.5 over the Bucks!

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